Seasonal Sunday (05-22-11) with a recipe for Heirloom Caprese Salad with Pear Balsamic.

Welcome to this weeks Seasonal Sunday Event!

This week I would like to highlight the following recipes from last week:

Pea, Feta and Crispy Proscuitto Salad from So Hungry I could Blog.
Cranberry Pepper mini Pizzas from Living Free
Rhubarb Sorrel Crisp from the Local Cook
Roasted Asparagus and Artichoke Salad from Real Food Allergy Free
GF/Vegan Mango Soft Serve Ice Cream from Gluten Free Gigi

Today I would like to share with you an easy and delicious recipe that I'm sure you have seen MANY times before. I have added my own little twist just for fun..

Heirloom Caprese Salad with Pear Balsamic.


Heirloom Tomato(s) sliced thin
Vegan or Real- Mozzarella Cheese sliced thin
Basil Leaves
Salt & Pepper
Bread Crumbs (I use crushed rice chex mixed with some Italian seasonings)
Balsamic to drizzle on top (I used Pear Balsamic)

Assemble in any way that you like!

Its your turn to share...

The Guidelines:

  1. Recipes must contain one Seasonal Ingredient (See below for the list of foods that are currently in season)
  2. You may link up old or new recipes. Wonderful food is always worth sharing! Feel free to share up to 6 recipes each week.
  3. Gluten Free Recipes are NOT required- this event is meant to inspire ideas for all. However I do ask that if your recipe is Gluten Free that you give it the “GF” Label.
  4. Please include a link in your blog in reference to Seasonal Sundays so that your readers may also participate.

Spring (March 21st- June 20th) : Crayfish, Soft Shelled Crabs, Lamb, White Peppercorns, Spring Onions, Sweet Onions, Green Garlic (Garlic Scapes) Garlic, Cilantro, Chives,Cucumbers, Hyssop, Sprouts, Onions, Green Beans, Potatoes, Fingerling potatoes, New Potatoes, Artichokes, Sunchokes, Broccoli Rabe, Corn Shoots, Asparagus (Green, Purple and White) Fava Beans,Turnips, Bamboo Shoots, Ramps, Loquats, Moral Mushrooms, Wood Ear Mushrooms, Mushrooms (general) Beets, Golden Beets, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Leeks, Greens: (Lettuce, Miner’s Lettuce/Claytonia, Arugula, Kale, Spinach, Baby Spinach Swiss Chard, Rainbow Chard) Red Mustard, Ramps, Dandelion Greens, Fiddlehead ferns, Parsley, Peas, Pea Shoots, Radishes, Black Radishes, Radish Sprouts, Rhubarb, Samphire, Stinging Nettles, Cardoons, Cabbage, Zucchini Blossoms, Sorell, Heirloom Tomatoes, Watercress, Avocado, Figs, Raspberries. Strawberries. Pineapples, Mango, Kiwi’s Cherries, Apricots. Key Limes, Limes, Meyer Lemons, Lemons, Oranges. (Naval Oranges), Grapefruit, Grapes, Kumquats, Peaches (late spring) Melons( also late spring) & Mint.

Can’t wait to see what recipes inspired you this week!

Have a wonderful Springy Sunday!







Brittany Angell

9 comments | Leave your own

  1. Isabelle at home

    thanks for hosting! I hope my "secret" ingredient makes the cut 😉

  2. Tressa R

    Thank you for hosting once again Brittany. I am glad you got the website working again. I tried for awhile to get on last night. 🙂

    I am sharing my twist on strawberry and rhubarb; Strawberry Ginger Rhubarb Crisp. It was such as hit that I am making it again tonight!

  3. Jill

    I shared my delicious Banana Coconut Cream Dessert with a video. I Hope you like it!

  4. Judee

    I love caprese salad and the pear balsamic vinergarette sounds devine. Your picture makes my mouth water. Can't wait to try the recipe.

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